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Title: Effective geyser management throughintelligent warm water usage profiling
Authors: Catherine, Quinton 
Wheeler, Jacques 
Wilkinson, RH 
Keywords: Intelligent geyser usage profiling system;Improve geyser efficiency;PIC microcontroller;Warm water usage
Issue Date: 2009
Source: Catherine, Q., Wheeler, J., & Wilkinson, R. H. (2005). Effective Geyser Management Through Intelligent Warm Water Usage Profiling. Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa, 1-6.
Abstract: This paper introduces an intelligent geyser usage profiling system to provide peak demand side management and improve geyser efficiency in a typical household. The system comprises of a PIC microcontroller used to determine individually based warm water usage profiles on the user. Based on the profile, the controller regulates the temperature of the geyser according to the demand of the user without manual intervention. By doing so the amount of heat lost by the geyser is reduced, saving the consumer money and reducing the overall demand on Eskom at the same time.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11189/3313
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